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“Adult” Spring Break

While your college years may be a thing of the past, it doesn't mean you can’t celebrate the splendor of spring with a relaxing, fun, and hospitable getaway. From lakeside retreats to spa services to bottomless mimosas, make Milledgeville your spring break destination. We’ve picked 9 of our favorite…

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The Eddy Neighborhood

Experience the stories and heritage of the historic Eddy Neighborhood which helped shape Milledgeville’s African American history for over a century. The people who lived within the neighborhood and the events that took place within these blocks played an intricate role in building the city's…

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Reasons to Visit the Sallie Ellis Davis House

One of Milledgeville’s hidden treasures, just steps away from Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion along Clarke Street, is the Sallie Ellis Davis House. In a time of great inequality, it was the home of an African American Educator and community leader in the early 1900’s who worked to create equal…

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Six Sites Celebrating African-American Contributions

Over 200 years of African-American contributions and achievements have built the foundation of Milledgeville’s past. From faith to education to commerce, keep reading to discover five sites where Black history has contributed to forming a strong foundation for the vibrant community Milledgeville is…

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7 Black-Owned Food Destinations to Try

Locally owned businesses are a vital piece of our community’s economic make-up. They generate growth and bring fresh ideas into our town while also creating special and unique spots that mark the passing of each generation. In Milledgeville, our friends and neighbors come together to create spaces…

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Best Places to Get Wings and Watch the Games in Milly

Watch the College Football National Championship in Milledgeville! Local favorites, the Georgia Bulldogs, will play Texas Christian University for the National Championship Monday, January 9th at 7:30 PM, and Milledgeville restaurants have the best seats in town. Order fresh hot wings and settle…

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Historic Venues for Your Perfect Milledgeville Wedding Day

Milledgeville’s charming downtown district and stunning 1800's architecture are sure to welcome you and your sweetheart for an elegant southern celebration. From magnificent Antebellum mansions to castle-style grandeur, Millegdeville’s most iconic historic venues invite you to celebrate amid a…

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6 Romantic Date Night Options for a Weekend Getaway

If you are looking to charm or be charmed, we have just the spot for you! Whether you are planning a Valentine’s day excursion or a just-because romantic overnight stay, a weekend trip in our small-town will create memories that will last a lifetime. We’ve got 6 swoon-worthy romantic date options…

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Coolest Ways to Stay Warm

We like to say that Milledgeville has a relatively mild climate all year round, but in the winter it can get pretty cool out. While there is not much snow or frost to be worried about, temperatures steadily dip for a few months, but have no fear as Milledgeville has plenty of things to see and do to…

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6 Fantastic Ways to Get Outside

Need a breath of fresh air? Overly accustomed to the four walls in your house? We’ve got the perfect hiking spots to fulfill your active cravings! Bundle up and grab your hiking boots (or a good pair of sneakers) for a fun adventure at one of Milledgeville’s six most popular outdoor destinations…

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